Buchanan County Board of Supervisors

          With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) still an active epidemic throughout the State, as well as, the Country, the Buchanan County Board of Supervisors will be implementing temporary safety measures in accordance with the Governor's Proclamation involving Social Distancing and the Building Capacity guidelines.  For an update, click on the COVID-19 link.
         The Buchanan County Board of Supervisors made the decision on July 6, 2020 to open county buildings to the public starting July 13, 2020.  Upon arrival, customers will be required to wear a mask before entering all county buildings.
          The Board wants to encourage all residents to continue to use online payment services; mail or use the drop box located in the parking lot of the courthouse for payments when possible.  If you have questions regarding a service, please telephone or e-mail the appropriate office.
          Driver's license will remain by appointment only.  Please call 319-334-7456 for an appointment.
          Passport applications will remain by appointment only.  Please call 319-334-4109 for an appointment.

The Board of Supervisors meets in required session on the second secular day of January, as required by law.  The Board meets in scheduled session at 9:00 AM every Monday in the Supervisors Chambers of the Buchanan County Courthouse to consider all matters brought before them by committees and for the transaction of such business as is necessary.

The Board approves claims against the County every other week and employee reimbursement claims every week.  All claims must be filed with the County Auditor to permit auditing before presentation to the Board for approval.  All claims must be accompanied by an itemized billing.

The Board of Supervisors is always looking for citizens who are interested in serving on various Boards and Commissions. 

The County Auditor is the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors.  To be placed on the Board's weekly agenda, you must contact Cindy Gosse, Buchanan County Auditor, at (319) 334-4109 or email to auditor@co.buchanan.ia.us no later than 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday prior to the scheduled Monday Board Meeting.

Board of Supervisors Chambers:  1st Floor of Courthouse - 210 5th Ave. NE, Independence, IA
Phone:  (319) 334-3578
Fax:  (319) 334-4234
Email:  supervisors@co.buchanan.ia.us